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1999 Buick Park Avenue Question: is it common to replace the rear shock absorbers only on 99 buick park ave

 

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dodgeboy99, 3.8L V6, Thiensville, WI, April 16, 2013, 19:39
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61000 miles on current shocks in the rear

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    April 17, 2013, 00:28
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    no. not on any vehicle. it throws off steering. makes handling at speed unstable.

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    AutoSafetyCenter from Auto Safety Center, April 17, 2013, 06:59
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    A thorough suspension inspection should be performed to determine if you can replace just the rear shocks or other components in combination with the shocks. We have seen the rear shocks (specifically the air shocks) fail at a faster rate then the front struts. We have replaced just the rear shocks several times after inspecting the suspension, with no side effects in ride or safety.

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    globalhelper April 17, 2013, 06:59
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    poss depending on driving habits or conditions

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